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Educators in sport since 1917.

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) offers Bachelor degrees in Sport, Fitness, Health Science, Community Health, Dance and Physical Education. Established in 1917, ACPE seeks to be the specialist independent higher education provider of choice in the domains of Sport, Health, Fitness, Education and Dance. It aims to connect motivated and well-equipped students with fulfilling careers in their chosen fields.

Direct Entry

You don't need to be a school leaver (or wait for your results) to apply to enrol with ACPE. Our courses are direct entry which means that your entry into courses isn’t dependent on an ATAR. There are several pathways to entry.

Flexible study options

Our courses offer selected subjects to be studied on campus or online. We also offer three completely online higher education degrees so if you're not located near our campus at Sydney's Olympic Park, you can still easily enrol and study with us.

World class facilities

Our students thrive by being located in the home of sport at Sydney's Olympic Park. We have a new, purpose built campus on Parkview Drive with state-of-the-art facilities that thrills both students and staff alike.

FEE-HELP Available

Eligible domestic students (Australian citizens and Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders) have access to FEE-HELP, the Federal Government's financial assistance scheme that lets you study without paying tuition fees upfront.

Student Support

Our Student Services department is responsible for providing academic and wellbeing support services to ensure that you are enabled to perform to your best ability. Our Student Engagement team arrange social activities that build student and staff relationships and nurture the ACPE community.

Industry Partnerships

ACPE has a wide partnership network. We strive to develop, educate and empower well rounded career ready graduates through quality teaching and learning and industry engagement. We enable you to start working on your career prospects from Day 1.

ACPE COVID-19 Response

At ACPE, we are taking the necessary precautions to ensure our community is protected from the recent outbreak of COVID-19. Currently, ACPE can confirm no cases amongst its student and staff population. We will remain vigilant ensuring the safety of our students and staff. Learn more about the changes that may affect you. 



years since ACPE was founded, educating generations of sports professionals


specialised accredited sports degrees to choose from


increase in employment within the sports industry in the next 5 years